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Feed your Mind

Feed your Mind

These days there is more awareness that what we eat and drink can reduce the risk of developing health conditions such as heart disease, obesity and diabetes. However, there is also growing evidence that identifies certain foods and nutrients that help in the...

Over 27? Work on your Balance!

Over 27? Work on your Balance!

Are you over age 27? It may surprise you to know that after the tender age of 27 our ability to balance well begins to decline. Regardless of your age, you need to be doing some daily balance exercises - and telling your younger family members to also! One great trick...

What do people say about Memory Tune™?

What do people say about Memory Tune™?

Have you heard of Memory Tune™? It's Dr Allison Lamont's memory improvement series. When Dr Lamont, PhD, found that there were 6 key memory skills people need for independent living in older age, she planned this sequence of easy-to-follow steps to guide us in what we...

Exercising with Arthritis.

Exercising with Arthritis.

We all know how important exercise is for maintaining brain and vascular health. Dr Jian Guan from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Brain Research, recommends a gentle walk, 20 minutes a day. For most of us, this is easily achievable. But what if arthritis...

Are you Shoulder-ing On?

Are you Shoulder-ing On?

Shoulder pain or restriction? You are not alone. Shoulder pain is a very common condition at all ages but increasingly occurs as we get older. One in five over 65s will be dealing with some sort of shoulder stiffness, pain or impingement. What can you do about it? If...

Brain Quiz – are you up-to-date?

Brain Quiz – are you up-to-date?

You know a lot about your brain - right?  Scientists are discovering more each day it seems. Are you up-to-date? See how you go on this quiz! (Click under each question to check your answer.) 1. My brain can juggle more than two conscious tasks at once. (a) True (b)...

Great Health at 50 and Beyond.

Great Health at 50 and Beyond.

Your body’s needs change as you age – bringing different health concerns with it. Nutritionist Ravinder Lilly reports on some common health concerns in people over 50, and what you can do to reduce your risk.   Health concern: osteoporosis Healthy habit Exercise three...

Knock 10 years off your age!

Knock 10 years off your age!

A gentle stretch for perfect posture It’s easy to get lazy with our posture. Sitting and driving too much creates a C shape of the spine. Which makes us look OLD! Anatomically, the most desirable shape is that of an 'S'. Over time, the 'C' shape will cause not only...

6 Tips to Keep You Walking

6 Tips to Keep You Walking

Why? Walking stimulates your brain. The important parts of your brain that control thinking and memory. They are the prefrontal cortex and medial temporal cortex and they have greater volume in people who exercise versus people who don’t. “Even more exciting is the...

Memory – True or False?

Memory – True or False?

Memory and memory loss in is the news a lot these days. As a Brain Tuner, you know more than most! But there are SO many myths and old wives' tales about memory and the brain out there. It CAN get confusing! Give yourself this quick test. Are the following statements...

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